Political theologies: public religions in a post-secular world

Book Cover
Average Rating
Fordham University Press,
Pub. Date:
What has happened to religion in its present manifestations? In recent years, Enlightenment secularization, as it appeared in the global spread of political structures that relegate the sacred to a private sphere, seems suddenly to have foundered. Unexpectedly, it has discovered its own parochialism-has discovered, indeed, that secularization may never have taken place at all.With the return of the religious,in all aspects of contemporary social, political, and religious life, the question of political theology-of the relation between politicaland religiousdomains-takes on new meaning and new urgency. In this groundbreaking book, distinguished scholars from many disciplines-philosophy, political theory, anthropology, classics, and religious studies-seek to take the full measure of this question in today's world. This book begins with the place of the gods in the Greek polis, then moves through Augustine's two cities and early modern religious debates, to classic statements about political theology by such thinkers as Walter Benjamin and Carl Schmitt. Essays also consider the centrality of tolerance to liberal democracy, the recent French controversy over wearing the Muslim headscarf, and Bush's God talk.The volume includes a historic discussion between Jrgen Habermas and Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, concerningthe prepolitical moral foundations of a republic, and it concludes with explorations of new, more open ways of conceptualizing society.
More Details
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 4eb7b5e3-25d2-c21c-cfec-e5c1cedfb489
full_title political theologies public religions in a post secular world
author hent de vries and lawrence e sullivan
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:23AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1576153919021645824
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author2 NetLibrary, Inc.
author2-role NetLibrary, Inc.
author_additional edited by Hent de Vries and Lawrence E. Sullivan.
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Available Online, Entire Collection
callnumber-a BT83.59
callnumber-first B - Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
callnumber-subject BT - Doctrinal Theology
days_since_added 3883
detailed_location_arlington EBSCOhost
econtent_protection_type_arlington external
econtent_source_arlington EBSCOhost
edition 1st ed.
format_arlington eBook
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington eBook
grouping_category book
id 4eb7b5e3-25d2-c21c-cfec-e5c1cedfb489
isbn 142947906, 9781429479066
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b12997614||EBSCOhost|Online|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|EBSCOhost||http://www.netlibrary.com.library.access.arlingtonva.us/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=198211||Available Online||q||
itype_arlington eCollection
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
local_callnumber_arlington Online
local_callnumber_exact_arlington Online
local_callnumber_left_arlington Online
local_days_since_added_arlington 3883
num_holdings 0
oclc (OCoLC)155854266
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills Online, Central Online, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn Online, Local History Online, Plaza Online, Shirlington Online, Westover Online
physical xii, 796 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
popularity 0
primary_isbn 9781429479066
publishDate 2006
publishDateSort 2006
publisher Fordham University Press,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b12997614|eBook|eBook|1st ed.|English|Fordham University Press,|2006.|xii, 796 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington external_econtent:ils:.b12997614||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|true||||
table_of_contents Preface / Hent de Vries and Lawrence E. Sullivan -- Introduction: before, around, and beyond the theologico-political / Hent de Vries -- What are political theologies? -- The gods of politics in early Greek cities / Marcel Detienne -- Church, state, resistance / Jean-Luc Nancy -- Politics and finitude : the temporal status of Augustine's Civitas permixta / M.B. Pranger -- The scandal of religion : Luther and public speech in the Reformation / Antónia Szabari -- On the names of God / Ernesto Laclau -- The permanence of the theologico-political? / Claude Lefort -- Violence in the state of exception : reflections on theologico-political motifs in Benjamin and Schmitt / Marc de Wilde -- Critique, coercion, and sacred life in Benjamin's "Critique of violence" / Judith Butler -- From Rosenzweig to Levinas : philosophy of war / Stéphane Mosès -- Levinas, Spinoza, and the theologico-political meaning of Scripture / Hent de Vries -- Beyond tolerance : pluralism and agonistic reason -- On the relation between the secular liberal state and religion / Jürgen Habermas -- Prepolitical moral foundations of a free republic / Pope Benedict XVI -- Bush's God talk / Bruce Lincoln -- Pluralism and faith / William E. Connolly -- Subjects of tolerance : why we are civilized and they are the barbarians / Wendy Brown -- Religion, liberal democracy, and citizenship / Chantal Mouffe -- Toleration without tolerance : enlightenment and the image of reason / Lars Tønder -- Saint John : the miracle of secular reason / Matthew Scherer -- Democratic republicanism, secularism, and beyond -- Reinhabiting civil disobedience / Bhrigupati Singh -- Rogue democracy and the hidden God / Samuel Weber -- Intimate publicities : retreating the theologico-political in the Chávez regime? / Rafael Sánchez -- The figure of the abducted woman : the citizen as sexed / Veena Das -- How to recognize a Moslem when you see one : Western secularism and the politics of conversion / Markha G. Valenta -- Laïcité or the politics of republican secularism / Yolande Jansen -- Trying to understand French secularism / Talal Asad -- Pim Fortuyn, Theo van Gogh, and the politics of tolerance in the Netherlands / Peter van der Veer -- Can a minority retain its identity in law? the 2005 Multatuli lecture / Job Cohen -- Prophetic justice in a home haunted by strangers : transgressive solidarity and trauma in the work of an Israeli rabbis' group / Bettina Prato -- Opening societies and the rights of the human -- Mysticism and the foundation of the open society : bergsonian politics / Paola Marrati -- The agency of assemblages and the North American blackout / Jane bennett -- Automatic theologies : surrealism and the politics of equality / Kate Khatib -- Theoscopy : transparency, omnipotence, and modernity / Stefanos Geroulanos -- Come on, humans, one more effort if you want to be post-christians! / Thierry de Duve -- The right not to use rights : human rights and the structure of judgments / Werner Hamacher.
target_audience Other
target_audience_full Other
title Political theologies public religions in a post-secular world
title_display Political theologies public religions in a post-secular world
title_full Political theologies [electronic resource] : public religions in a post-secular world / edited by Hent de Vries and Lawrence E. Sullivan
title_short Political theologies
title_sort political theologies public religions in a post-secular world
title_sub public religions in a post-secular world